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How to install xinetd on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install xinetd

Installing xinetd package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xinetd

xinetd package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name xinetd
version 1:2.3.15-6
description replacement for inetd with many enhancements
subsection net
website / xinetd-org / xinetd
maintainer Salvo ‘LtWorf’ Tomaselli

Uninstall xinetd

To remove just xinetd package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove xinetd

Uninstall xinetd and it’s dependent packages

To remove the xinetd package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xinetd

Purging xinetd

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of xinetd from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge xinetd

To delete configuration and/or data files of xinetd and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xinetd